Part Time

Shalom New Haven Editor

Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven 360 Amity Road, Woodbridge CT

Role

Reporting to the Director of Marketing & Communications, the Shalom New Haven Editor is accountable for advancing the mission and objectives of the Jewish Federation, Foundation, and JCC of Greater New Haven by sourcing, producing, and editing content to ensure a quality publication.

Objectives

  • Provides direction for Shalom New Haven in collaboration with its editorial board
  • Responsible for launch deadlines
  • Regularly sources content from Jewish Congregations and agencies in our catchment area, as well as from internal sources (staff and board members), and from local, national, and international news channels
  • Writes/produces press releases and other articles – for SNH and beyond - as requested by Director of Marketing & Communications, as time allows

Tactical

  • Lays out the paper in InDesign
  • Generates editorial calendar
  • Clearly and regularly communicates timelines to internal, external, and production-related stake-owners
  • Regularly engages with internal and community-based contributors to provide direction and uncover story opportunities, as well as to notify in case of submissions’ rejection or major changes
  • Writes and produces original content
  • Edits sourced content for proper style and grammar
  • Directs freelance writers
  • Maintains organized filing system for all published content
  • Collaborates on Basecamp
  • Posts press releases on website

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree, ideally with an emphasis on journalism or communications
  • Familiarity with Jewish culture and organizational landscape a plus
  • Background in Journalism
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Experience with Adobe InDesign a plus

The Jewish Community Center/Jewish Federation is a non-denominational, EEO/AA employer. We encourage individuals of all faiths and backgrounds to apply.

Job Type: Part-time (20-30 hrs/Week), Non-Exempt